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  1. In the News Now: Paris Deal's Carbon Cuts Miss Critical Warming Target

    An Earth Day Editorial in USA Today Apr 22, 2016 Renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego climate scientists Mario Molina and Veerabhadran Ramanathan co-authored an opinion piece in USA Today arguing that even if the target actions of ...

    Last Updated: April 22, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. In the News Now: Why Emissions Verification is Essential to the Paris Agreement

    Success of global climate accord needs atmospheric monitoring network, researcher says Scripps Oceanography Distinguished Professor Emeritus Ray Weiss Mar 09, 2016 The COP21 climate accord in December secured pledges from countries around the world to rep ...

    Last Updated: March 10, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. In the News Now: Scripps Researchers Use Hurricane Hunters to Probe Atmospheric Rivers

    Goal is to improve forecasts of key precipitation source NOAA GOES satellite image of atmospheric water vapor, Feb. 19, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 Climate scientist Marty Ralph, director of the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes at Scripps Institution o ...

    Last Updated: February 22, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. In the News Now: Antarctic Ice Shelves Rapidly Thinning

    New study revealing accelerating losses over two decades amasses global news coverage Mar 31, 2015 A new study  led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers has revealed that the thickness of Antarctica’s floating ice shelves has ...

    Last Updated: March 31, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. In the News Now: ‘Ditch the 2° C Warming Goal’

    Coverage of commentary by a pair of UC San Diego researchers suggesting society is striving for misleading, unattainable climate goal Oct 01, 2014 A commentary out today in the journal Nature  pointing out the difficulties of setting a temperature increas ...

    Last Updated: October 1, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. In the News Now: Help Scripps Grads Perform Innovative Research!

    Vote early, vote often to help former students win $50,000 National Geographic contest Sep 23, 2014 Two groups from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, family are finalists in the National Geographic Expedition Granted competition at  h ...

    Last Updated: September 23, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. In the News Now: Scripps Begins Daily Keeling Curve Updates as CO2 Approaches 400 ppm

    May 09, 2013 Global concentrations of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide are measured at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Observatory as part of the famous “Keeling Curve” record. Readings could hit the symbolic milestone of 400 parts per million of CO2 in air this mont ...

    Last Updated: July 2, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. In the News Now: Plastic Found in 9 Percent of ‘Garbage Patch’ Fishes

    Jun 30, 2011 Scripps Institution of Oceanography researchers have published the first journal article revealing results from the 2009 SEAPLEX field study to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The study, described in this Scripps Oceanography news release, c ...

    Last Updated: April 1, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. In the News Now: 38 Climate Researchers Respond to a Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece

    Feb 01, 2012 Scripps climate researcher Richard Somerville was among 38 of the world’s most prominent climate scientists who signed a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal today rebutting a Jan. 27 op-ed entitled “No Need to Panic About Global W ...

    Last Updated: January 23, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. In the News Now: When Having an Open Mind Isn’t a Good Thing

    Feb 10, 2012 Naomi Oreskes, a University of California, San Diego historian and an adjunct professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, was on NPR’s Talk of the Nation this week to discuss how the public assesses news about climate change. The interv ...

    Last Updated: March 24, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography